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Feb 17, 2014
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Applications are now being accepted for the Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
 
Each year, 16 undergraduate students from the University of...
Feb 14, 2014
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SEMIFINALISTS TO COMPETE FOR $115K NATIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION CHAIRED BY UNDER ARMOUR FOUNDER AND CEO

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College Park, MD – February 14, 2014 – Fourteen student startups were selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’...

Feb 13, 2014
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“Dreaming with responsibility” and “dreaming in a pragmatic way” are among Gerald Suarez’s descriptors for students processing his forthcoming course, “Create the Future Through Systems Thinking and Design.”

Launching in fall 2014 and open to University of Maryland undergrads of any major, the class will provide tools and a framework for exploring and translating “audacious ideas to action and action into marketable goods and services,” said Suarez, Professor of the Practice in...

Feb 06, 2014
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Last month, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland participated in its first LeaderShape Institute. This retreat is designed to challenge students to lead with integrity and explore what they want to do, as well as who they want to become as leaders.

This institute was one of 90 campus-based sessions in the country and involved 49 undergraduate students, mostly from the Smith School. It took place from Jan. 12 to 17, 2014, at Camp Letts, a YMCA summer camp in Edgewater, Md.

“The LeaderShape Institute is a six-...

Feb 05, 2014
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Jan 29, 2014
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The Office of Global Initiatives at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 50 Australian EMBA, MBA, and undergraduate students from RMIT University in Melbourne – one of Australia’s most highly-ranked business schools – from Jan. 4-18, 2014, in College Park. The students, most of whom had never been to the United States, traveled to Maryland to experience business education in an American setting and immerse themselves in U....

Jan 28, 2014
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1.  Be Entertained

Monte Carlo Night

MBA Monte Carlo Night
February 22, 2014
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C.

2. Be Inspired

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Jan 10, 2014
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In the spirit of community and celebrating our awesome senior class, faculty and staff of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business donned aprons and chef hats for the Inaugural Stacks on Smith Senior Pancake Night, Dec. 18, 2013.

More than 200 hungry seniors filled Van Munching Hall’s Pownall Atrium, ready for a fun-filled dinner with their classmates. The menu was all-you-can-eat pancakes with an endless array of toppings and other scrumptious breakfast fare. 

Instead of lectures, the faculty and staff had a...

Dec 23, 2013
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Students in the University of Maryland’s Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) honors program are used to making an impact. As part of QUEST’s highly selective, reality-based learning program, they participate in courses focused on quality management, process improvement, and system design.

Thirteen consulting projects were featured at the 2013 QUEST Senior Conference, held on Thursday, December 12, 2013. More than...

Dec 05, 2013
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As the 2013 calendar year comes to an end, the Smith School faculty and staff are celebrating our 2014 Senior Class with the Inaugural Senior Pancake Night: Stacks on Smith. 

On Wednesday, December 18, the senior class will be treated to a pancake dinner, served by their favorite faculty. Outfitted in aprons and chef hats, Dean Triantis, Dean Mullins, Professor Basu, Professor Harms and many others will serve up pancakes and wish our students well as they head into final exams and the home stretch of their undergraduate studies. 

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